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Old 12-07-2017, 12:54 PM   #1
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Wheel fitment (Need help) 18x9.5 squared

Hello, i have been a long time viever but now decided that i need help from you guys.

I want to buy 18x9,5 et35 wheels and was wondering if i will have trouble fitting them in the front. My car non M sedan. I would like to run 225/40/18 or 225/35/18.

Car is on FK coilovers and i have fender roller at home, ready for use. My main concern is wheel touching coilover and not clearing it.
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Old 12-13-2017, 08:08 PM   #2
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I had 17x9.5 et32 on ff2 coilovers, they did hit the coilover even with a 5mm spacer but the wheels had extra lip material on the inside and outside, ended up running a 20mm spacer in the front cause it's all I had laying around, I ran a 235/40 but 225 on 9.5j is doable, I see lots of 215 on 9.5j, the stretch look changes with the type of wheel and tire also
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Old 12-15-2017, 07:24 PM   #3
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Why buy 18x9.5 when you just want to run 225 tires? You going for the stretch look? If not, just go with 18x8 wheels cuz the 225 will fit nicely.
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I had 18x9.5 et35 apex on my coupe...no issues but i was also running 16/18k spring rates.

225s will be fine on stock height...you mar rub on potholes. If you are low....youll prob rub a lot as the fks are not that stiff. Especially a sedan is narrower than a coupe


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Old 12-15-2017, 07:40 PM   #5
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225 on that spec wheel is stretches but not that much


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225 on that spec wheel is stretches but not that much


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how do you like the 16k/18k?
im planning on getting 20k/20k on my m3, the car is pretty much for show and I got some wheels I plan on getting mounted in the spring
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